The Shemwell Family

Thomas Charles HewellAge: 68 years18041872

Thomas Charles Hewell
Given names
Thomas Charles
Birth about 1804
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 8 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
MarriageMary Lucinda ShemwellView this family
about 1826 (Age 22 years)
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 28 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 31 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Birth of a daughter
#1Lura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
April 18, 1838 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#2Jefferson Devan Hewell
May 13, 1840 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#3Edward Boyd Hewell
May 16, 1842 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#4William Allen Hewell
July 28, 1844 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Mary Elizabeth Hewell
February 22, 1847 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 42 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Birth of a son
#6Emile William Hewell
1849 (Age 45 years)
Census December 5, 1850 (Age 46 years)
Death of a daughterLura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
June 7, 1852 (Age 48 years)

JT Shamwell Idiot Guard Bond
December 6, 1858 (Age 54 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 53 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census October 10, 1860 (Age 56 years)
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 57 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 63 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 63 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 65 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Marriage of a childJefferson Devan HewellDelilah Inez RigginsView this family
October 30, 1872 (Age 68 years)
Death after 1872 (Age 68 years)
Last change January 31, 201812:05:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Lucinda Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: about 1826Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
12 years
Lura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
Birth: April 18, 1838 34 26Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 7, 1852
2 years
Jefferson Devan Hewell
Birth: May 13, 1840 36 28Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 28, 1923Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
2 years
3 years
Mary Elizabeth Hewell
Birth: February 22, 1847 43 34Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1934Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
3 years

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